- An ordinal number such as first, second and third.
- The commonest numerals in Latin, as in English, are the "cardinals"...and the "ordinals"... " F. M. Wheelock, Wheelock"s Latin, 6th ed. revised (2005), p97
Etymology: ordinalis, adjective formed from noun ordo, order, + adjective suffix -alis
- Of a number, indicating position in a sequence.
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